“You are about to witness the very exciting story of a city, and its people.” Two documentaries (and one conservative stand-up comedian) that shed different lights on the phenomenon that is Detroit. Requiem for Detroit boldly goes where British Broadcasters have gone many times before, summarizing the city’s history in just over an hour of documentarian greatness. The BBC does what the BBC does best – even most youtubers seem to approve. However, one Australian urges everyone to watch this in the comments: Twitter-republican and Fox News-columnist Steven Crowder blames 30 years of leftist policies, overinvolvement by the government and worker unions for… Read More

Downsizing Detroit

In late March a star urban planner named Toni Griffin will begin (…) the most ambitious urban makeover in American history — the downsizing of Detroit. More > Meanwhile young entrepreneurs (35 and under) are creating local business opportunities and are trying to make the community more livable, according to independent foreign movie house owner Nathan Faustyn. More > Click on the image to watch the video: